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Assyrian Exhibition

The Art and Empire Exhibition shows priceless Assyrian artefacts from the British Museum in London.The wall reliefs from the palaces show battle scenes,hunting of lions and bulls and a variety of deities.There are several examples of the first writing,cuneiform,on baked clay tablets to give a permanent record.The famous bronze weight cast in bronze in the shape of a lion was found by the archaeologist Henry Layard whose portrait is included in the film.The trip was arranged by the Ayuntamiento de San Fulgencio.Music:Concierto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo